In an interview at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada with Leo Laporte The Tech Guy, Jay Tannenbaum of Slingbox mentioned that Slingbox will be headed towards the Sony PlayStation 3.
It truly is the one device to rule all other devices in your entertainment center. Edit: If you want BC in your console then find a 60 gig PS3 from the early days. I for one have one and to be honest, there are too many good new games available to even desire BC. It's the only talking point the Xbox fanboys have now and since the PS3 does everything else so well, it's a moot point.
It really does do everything (except for PS2 backwards compatibility)
it does that too if you have a 60gb ps3..
don't give a flying f*ck if your console has BC...just stop.
Used to... until my 60GB system YLOD'ed on me, with Borderlands stuck inside :(
Trust me the PS3 will do full PS2 compatibility once sony stops production of the PS2.. i expect them to announce it just around the exact 10 year anniversary of the ps2... at this time things could get interesting.. sony may buy all the ps2 developers that have not moved to the ps3 and and make them first party devs for the ps3.. maybe even put them under other devs like naughty dog and insomniac just my own opinion of the future
...can I now use my console as a DVR? If so...its about time.
Thankfully the PS3 allows easy swapping of drives, because with the capabilities of the console itself, it's definitely a necessity
if i had cable tv i would fill my lovely 500 to the brim... edit: wait is slingbox a dvr anyway?
Is it a DVR anyone?
anyone you know has a slingbox. You could stream your cable TV to your PS3 through an application. For example, I could stream US cable TV to my PS3 or laptop here in Asia if someone I knew in the US has a slingbox. You could record cable TV programs, since slingbox is also a DVR.
If you are in Europe or Japan the DVR function is already there, I'm waiting for that function to come to the States myself.
something like a small attachment...a micro slingbox or maybe Slingbox software... ...but I guess you still have to buy the original box.
The whole benefit of the slingbox is remote access. PS3 is in my home. Even if I decide I want to go this route I will need to go buy the Slingbox pro-hd for $260-300 which is the price of a PS3 in the first place. Then you have to deal with slingboxes not having built-in wifi so you have to run cable to your router/modem. I guess if you already have a slingbox its a nice free extra. But I don't see this causing people to go out and buy one. Half the ppl already have the PS3 setup in the same room with the DVR. The other half would rather walk to the living room than shell out $200+ for a slingbox.
Actually the benefit is able to remote access your PS3 from your PSP and get the features that the Sling provides. Just like PlayTV can be controlled through the PSP when you are away from home that is housing the PS3.
Some folks call it a Kaizer Box, I call it a Sling Box, uh huh.
Micro$haft have had slingbox since 2005. Play for more than 3 hrs at a time and you will be slinging your rrod flopbox all the way to the bin.
i dont know if i get the point of this sling box isnt a dvr is it? because if its not, why would i want to stream my home cable-tv to something thats also in my home (my ps3)
It would be cool if this thing works with dish network, id love to stream me some 24 in HD.
a bud has a sling box and can stream content to his iTouch. I have wanted to get a SB and seen it for 175 bucks. this has me very interested..
i am thinking this is the american solution to over the air and cablebrodcasts'; am i wrong, or is sony releasing a tv tuner for ps3 like the tuners released in other countries?
so could you stream live gameplay to sites like justin tv and ustream with this slingbox? could you use this like a hauppauge hd PVR?
Maybe for Slingbox it is however I already can do this with Sony's LocationFree player.
is it a dvr though? my ps3 is connected to my tv in the living room and another in my bedroom... i could just turn off the ps3 and watch cable couldn't I? i don't see the benefit.. i dont know many people that travel with their ps3's.. maybe great for psp users but other than that can someone breakdown for me how this is great not just good? also i'm sure the ps3 will get its own version not the same price as the current slingbox..
More Stuff = even Better
If this pans out, I might drop cable.
should mark an increase in pirate tv stations on the internet
I still want this http://playstation.about.co... over here in america. I doubt it will happen but I can dream.
i'm with you on this.. PlayTV is exactly what i need
With no subscription fees doesn't Sling Media make all their money on the hardware? How do they expect to profit from this unless they are getting paid by Sony to add the service.
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